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Beulah Pretorius

Nutrion Scientist, University of Pretoria

Dr Beulah Pretorius is a nutrition scientist with a keen interest in micronutrients, food composition and nutrient bioavailability; on linking nutrient quantity and quality of foods for attaining nutrition and food security for all. She holds an MSc in Biochemistry and a PhD in human nutrition. She is currently employed as a research consultant at the Department of Animal Sciences and extraordinary lecturer at the School of Health Systems and Public Health at the University of Pretoria. She is a member of the South African Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses, the South African Consultative Working Group on Micronutrient Control Interventions, as well as, the Technical Working Group on Food-Based Dietary Guidelines.


  • –present
    Reseacher in Human Nutrition and Food Composition, University of Pretoria


  • 2011 
    University of Pretoria, PhD Nutrition, MSc Biochemistry